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ITMA 2023

The world’s largest textile and garment technology showcase, ITMA will continue to present and share innovative manufacturing technology and materials with the industry at its 19th edition in Milan. ITMA 2023 will feature the theme, ‘Transforming the World of Textiles’. It is supported by four sub-themes: advanced materials, automation and digital future, innovative technologies, and sustainability and circularity. ITMA 2023 will be held from 8 to 14 June at Fiera Milano Rho, Milan. Space application opened on March 3rd, 2021. Interested participants can visit to get details

Italy a major player at ITMA Barcelona 2019 textile machinery show

Italy’s presence at the world’s most important trade fair dedicated to textile machinery, ITMA, which opens its gates on June 20 in Barcelona for its 18 th edition, will be, as in previous editions, absolutely imposing, numbering some 360 exhibitors. ITMA opens its gates on June 20 in Barcelona, and for seven days visitors at the world’s primary textile machinery trade fair will be provided a first hand look at the high quality of the technology proposals of roughly 360 exhibiting Italian machinery manufacturers. The overall surface area occupied by Italian exhibitors, nearly 30,000 sq. meters

State of the Industry Report 2019: Italian textile machinery: first quarter orders in decline

The order index for Italian textile machinery carried out by ACIMIT , the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, for 2019 January-March period ranging from January to March 2019 dropped 3% compared to the same period of the previous year. Italian textile machinery manufacturers thus recorded declining orders on foreign markets, where orders fell by 11%. On the domestic front, orders increased by 84% compared to the first quarter 2018. ACIMIT President Alessandro Zucchi commented, “The domestic market is experiencing a dynamic showing similar to late 2017. Investments in the

State of the Industry Report: Italian Textile Machinery 2015 - Exports Up!

In the last quarter of 2015, Italian textile machinery manufacturers received a boost from their export markets, but in domestic markets, positive order trends received a setback. As per an Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers ( ACIMIT ) press release, the orders index for textile machinery grew during the fourth quarter of 2015, mainly due to a boost in exports. Based on the survey conducted by ACIMIT, during October-December 2015, the order intake for machinery manufacturers rose by 2 per cent compared to the same period of previous year. “The value of the index for October

ITMA 2015

ITMA has been the world’s most established textile and garment machinery exhibition since 1951. Over the years, it has been a catalyst for change and competitiveness for the industry. The drive towards sustainability in the entire textile and garment value chain is increasingly integrated with enlightened business practices, and innovative technology holds the key to environmental sustainability. ITMA 2015 will continue to be the global marketplace and one-stop sourcing platform for: emerging trends and innovation solutions acquiring new knowledge and best practices establishing strategic

State of the Industry Report: Domestic Textile Machinery Sales and ITMA Expo 2015 Expo Area Are Up!

For the Italian textile machinery sector, the year’s fourth quarter resulted in a decline in orders, mainly due to a negative performance recorded in foreign sales. These findings have been reported in an economic survey conducted by ACIMIT , the Italian Association representing the industry, indicating a 4% drop over the previous quarter. The value of the orders index for the period from October to December 2014 came in at 85.0 points (basis: 2010=100). This decline in the index can be blamed on the overall negative performance recorded for this period in markets abroad, where orders

Italian Textile Machinery: State of the Industry Report 2014: Foreign Orders Continue Upward!

For the third quarter of 2014, orders for Italian textile machinery manufacturers grew compared to the previous quarter. Economic data from industry surveys conducted by ACIMIT , representing the textile machinery sector, indicate a 4% increase. The value of the orders index for the period from July to September came in at 89.8 points (basis 2010=100). However, this rise in orders is limited to foreign markets, where for the period taken into consideration an increase of 9% was reported, and the index measured a value of 99.4 points. On the other hand, the domestic market remains stagnant

Italian Textile Machinery State of the Industry Report Second Quarter 2014: Foreign Orders Are Up!

For the second quarter of 2014, the textile machinery orders index elaborated by the research department at ACIMIT (the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers), recorded a 6% increase compared to the previous quarter, for an absolute value of 86 points (basis: 2010=100). (See Graph) This growth in orders came entirely from the foreign markets, for which an increase of 8% was recorded for the period from April to June, with the industry index of 92.1 points. For its part, the domestic market showed a decline in order intake for the second quarter (-9% over the previous quarter)

Italian Textile Machinery State of the Industry Report 2011 - Production Increased in 2011

The value of Italian textile machinery production for 2011 registered a 9% increase compared to 2010, from 2.4 to 2.6 billion euros. A similar increase was recorded for exports (+10%), which reached a value of just over 2.1 billion euros. Exports remain the driving force behind the sector growth in Italy. The dynamism of major textile markets combined with the ability of Italian machinery manufacturers to assert themselves on a global scale, has contributed to sustaining Italian exports. Fully 25% of the sector's sales abroad are directed to China, with Asian markets generally accounting for

Italian Textile Machinery Exports Up 37% in 1st Q 2011

Exports of Italian machinery have risen 37% during the first quarter of 2011, compared with the same period last year, according to the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers (ACIMIT). Compared with growth during 2010, the number of Italian exports has increased by 27%. Italian machinery manufacturers will be looking to build on this success at ITMA in September. Approximately 320 companies are expected to exhibit at the event across 20,000sq m or 25% of total space in terms of exhibitors and surface area. The Italian contingent comprises of 73 manufacturers from the spinning